Man arrested for smuggling luxury timber

While on patrol, the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) rangers ambushed a boat carrying rosewood. One man was arrested. The boat and timber were confiscated. Four of the men jumped ship and swam across the river. Rosewood is the [...]

Critically endangered pangolin saved by rangers

Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) patrol unit went on night patrol deep in the heart of the Cardamom Mountain. The rangers found an abandoned camp and one critically endangered pangolin hidden in a plastic bag. The hunter's camp was dismantled, the [...]

Critically endangered pangolin saved by Wildlife Alliance rangers

Gibbon Station (Koh Paor) patrol unit intercepted a man on motorcycle carrying a suspicious blue bag. At the view of the rangers the man twhow the bag and escaped into the forest. In the bag the ministry of environment officials found a [...]

Anti-Poaching unit saves critically endangered pangolin

The GPDS (Global Park Defense System) anti-poaching unit uses motion detecting trail cameras to monitor for people illegally entering the protected forest and are able to intervene immediately when the cameras send live updates. The camera alerted the team [...]

The rangers helped villagers with a tractor stuck in the sand

While on long patrol, the rangers from Sre Ambel patrol station encountered a group of villagers from Phnom Thmey village with their two wheel tractor stuck in the sand. The rangers helped the villagers to push the tractor out. [...]

8 hectares of forest destroyed! One excavator confiscated and 2 people in prison

8 hectares of protected forest were destroyed with an excavator near-by Sre Ambel. Wildlife Alliance Rangers arrested 2 people cough on site. The excavator was confiscated as state property. 

Minivan loaded with precious timber was confiscated by Trapeang Rung Patrol Station

Last night, at 11.25 PM a minivan force the check point from Veal Pi Patrol Station. The driver didn't stop at the signal of the Duty . Later on, the minivan was blocked by the rangers from Trapeang Rung [...]

Car transporting construction timber

December 01, 2017 - Sre Ambel Patrol Station / Kirirom I Hydro-power Reservoir area, Steng Chril village, O Bak Rotas commune, Kompong Sila, Preshikanuk province 5 AM, Wildlife Alliance Rangers were stopping and checking  all suspicious cars  coming from Kirirom. [...]

4 tonnes of luxury timber seized by Wildlife Alliance Rangers

November 28, 2017 - Chambak Patrol Station / Krainghath village, Kompongseyla commune, Sihanoukville Province. Wildlife Alliance Rangers were tipped off about a person who was housing unauthorized timber. The MoE Officers discovered 64 pieces of "Thnong" for a total of 3.2 m3 . The [...]

Elephant movement in the Cardamom Forests

Monitoring and collecting data about elephant movement in the Cardamom Forests is an important part of Wildlife Alliance Rangers roles.  Over the longer term, tracking data helps build knowledge of elephant ranging behaviour. This information is key to preserving [...]